Style Red Wine
$40.50 in any dozen
$45.00 per bottle
Although both this and Syrah No 2 come from the same, 3.3 hectare vineyard (dubbed the "Clos Graillot"), the Graillot Syrah tends to come from the top of the block while the Syrah No 2 typically comes from the fruit further down the slope. Ultimately however, both of these wines result from a barrel selection and for the Graillot we are aiming to produce the most pure, perfumed, elegant yet intense wine possible; a wine of great finesse and yet with excellent aging potential.
"Excellent depth and clarity to the colour. Hand-picked, wild yeast open fermented with 35% whole bunches, matured on lees in used French oak, neither fined nor filtered. Aromas and flavours of black cherries, spice and forest run through the finely structured, elegant palate, tannins guaranteeing long life. 13.5% alc; screwcap." 97 points, James Halliday, The Weekend Australian, June 2014 - Graillot Syrah 2012